Become a host
How hosting works
You make the rules
Decide how many people can stay at your place, how long they can stay, and set any additional rules they must follow.
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Set your schedule
Block off dates on your calendar whenever you like – there’s no minimum time that your place needs to be available.
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Set your price
What you charge is up to you. Our tools and insights can help you set nightly prices that are competitive for your area.
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Welcome your guests
Follow our amenity and performance guidelines to create comfortable stays and earn great reviews.
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Hosting brings out the guest in all of us
From creating memorable moments to making new connections to getting better at doing what you love, hosting is only the beginning of your journey.
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How we protect hosts
Host protection and insurance
To support you in the rare event of an incident, each booking on Airbnb includes property damage protection of up to $1M USD and liability insurance of up to $1M USD.
COVID-19 safety guidelines
To help protect the health of our community, we’ve partnered with experts to create safety practices for everyone, plus a cleaning process for hosts.
High guest standards
To give hosts peace of mind, we offer guest identification and let you check out reviews of guests before they book. Our new Guest Standards Policy sets higher expectations for behaviour.
Here for every host
24/7 support
From setting up your listing to concerns about guests, our global team is here to support you by phone, email, and chat, every step of the way.
Tools for success
Our tools make it easy to set the right prices, manage reservations, message with guests, receive payments, track earnings, and more.
Personalised insights
We'll share local travel trends and suggest ways to improve to help you earn great reviews and grow your business.
Education and training
Find guidance in the Resource Centre, join a free webinar on hosting basics, and connect with other hosts in our Community Centre.
Start your hosting journey
Let’s get your listing set up, together.
Find out more and connect with expert hosts
We’ll share more about hosting and give you access to live webinars where experienced hosts can answer your questions.
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